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Dunno for certain about the suspension, but I have blown up a 6-cyl 7.5 inch rear end before,and that was with a 289 that had a foot in the grave...

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'65 Coupe ***Total Project***
Current Stats: Dead 200 six, C4, surface rust, hole in the floorpan :)

Plans: Tremec TKO, 351C, MII front suspension, no shock towers :)
 

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The front spindles are actually weaker than the V8 counterparts. The additional weight
of the engine would actually break them. I remember seeing a Mustang Monthly article
on the conversion, I think, and they had a picture of a busted I6 spindle.

Rich
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No fair for an "Enthusiast" to bypass the rules for I6 to V8 conversion...

Dan
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Already thinking of changing out the 170 in the 'vert?
We did the swap on my old 66 but never got around to changing the front end. I never had any problems, even with the brakes and I was running a mildly built 289.

Josh
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